Corn Salsa and Homemade Chips are Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Homemade Chips

Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers can be tasty and nutritious.  Check out this Black Bean and Corn salsa recipe served with homemade chips in the shapes of colorful fall leaves.  The homemade chips are made out of spinach, whole grain and sun-dried tomato flavored flatbreads; yum. Grab the kids and head to the kitchen for this festively fun fix. It’s a great … Read More

Easy Homemade Chips and Cheese Dip for Halloween

Homemade Chips and Cheesy Dip for Halloween Party Yum

How fun are these homemade chips?  I just love the pumpkins, ghost and witch hat chips for Halloween; they make for a fun and memorable entertaining food moment.  They are not only delicious but so easy to make.  These homemade chips are perfect party food partnered with my cheese dip.  Grab your cookie cutters and get ready to follow along … Read More

Bloody Mary Shrimp Taco Appetizer

Bloody Mary Shrimp Taco Appetizer

Looking for a memorable appetizer to share?  Check out my Bloody Mary Shrimp recipe.  This appetizer is absolutely delish and it’s totally easy to make.  After all ‘EASY’ is always my favorite ingredient in any recipe. As I was prepping this dish for my Real Food Fast segment on WNYT for New Years I learned that January 1st is National Bloody … Read More

Homemade guacamole Recipe with Homemade Flatbread Chips

Guacamole and homemade chips

  Homemade guacamole Recipe with Homemade Flatbread Chips Is Cinco de Mayo complete without guacamole?  I don’t think so! Looking for some better bites? Check out our guacamole recipe that we like to serve with homemade flatbread chips. Our favorite part you ask? It’s all QUICK & EASY to make! This recipe combo is perfect to serve as an appetizer, … Read More

Turkey Styled Veggies and Hummus Snacks for the kids on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey pepper kids

We’re always trying to add extra veggies into the mix. Check out how we turned a bell pepper into a turkey. It’s filled with hummus and fresh veggies that’s perfect for after school snacks and/or a kid-friendly Thanksgiving appetizer. Turkey Dippin’ Veggie Fun by Jodie Fitz Wash the yellow bell pepper. Remove the top & hollow out the inside of … Read More

Baking Up Taquitos

Having just a little fun over at the counters & in the ovens for Cinco de Mayo just around the corner making Baked Chicken Taquitos. My Baked Chicken Taquito Recipe Step 1 = pull out the crock-pot (LOVE IT ALREADY!!!) 2 pounds chicken thighs (darker meat works the best on the recipe) 14.5 0z. can of 99% fat free chicken … Read More

Veggie Appetizer Fun for Kids

Not wanting the kids to eat chips, dip and sweets at your upcoming gathering? Sometimes the veggie platter has to be just as fun…. Fun with Veggies by Jodie Fitz 1 oz. Price Chopper cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon Price Chopper sour cream 1 teaspoon of dry ranch seasoning Central Market wheat crackers, round Large carrots Celery Price Chopper Raisins Mix … Read More

Cheese Ball Recipe Turned Snowman

Cooking with Kids - cheese ball gone snowman

Check out this Cheese Ball recipe that’s been re-purposed into a Snowman :)!  This recipe is great for birthday parties, classroom parties and/or any upcoming gathering.  It’s easy to make, tasty, kid-friendly and festive.  What’s not to love about an edible snowman? Snowy the Cheese Ball by Jodie Fitz 8 oz. Price Chopper cream cheese 1 teaspoon dry ranch dressing* … Read More